Wednesday, December 8, 2021

What outdoor farming means for urban Black youth in 2021 (report)

Fresh air can do the mind and body good. Research supports outdoor recreation as a promising health win for youth in a post-COVID culture. A recent study from North Carolina State University concluded that participation in outdoor activity during the pandemic actually improved adolescents’ well-being and mental health. Published in the International Journal of...

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2017 USDA Census of Agriculture

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By 2030, almost a quarter of jobs in the Black rural South could become displaced by automation.
— Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

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